The Acoustix At Shanahan’s Friday Night

Written By: KPN - Jul• 07•15

The Acoustix, featuring Gary Pumilia, is an 8-member acoustic cover band from Kings Park.

The band will be playing at Shanahan’s Bar and Grill, 515 Old Dock Road, Kings Park, on Friday, July 10th, at 9 PM. The band’s music includes hits from the `60s, `70s and some contemporary.

Kings Park Dance Center Opens Second Studio

Written By: KPN - Jul• 07•15

After 27 years in business, Kings Park Dance Center (KPDC) is expanding and opening its second studio, KP Dance Center, at 1730 East Jericho Turnpike in Huntington, New York.

KP Dance Center will offer a full schedule of recreational classes including Mommy & Me, Princess Creative, Tap/Ballet/Jazz, Hip Hop, Acro, Musical Theatre and more. KPDC’s well known all boys hip hop & breakdancing classes, taught by male instructors, will also be featured at the new location. Master Classes and competitive opportunities will be available to interested students as well.

Visit or call 631-269-0751 for more information.

Congratulations and Good Luck Kings Park Dance Center!

Kings Park School Runs Successful Summer Robotics Camp

Written By: KPN - Jul• 07•15

During the week of June 29, the Kings Park Central School District conducted a new Robotics Camp for students attending grades 4-8 in September.  The camp was housed at William T. Rogers Middle School and ran from 9:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m.  Enrollment was $175 per student, and any surplus monies over and above the cost of the program will go to fund equipment and supplies for the district’s robotics program.  Approximately 50 students attended this four-day camp.  The district ran two classes, and each class was team taught by two Kings Park teachers.  TEQ, a local technology company that is based in Huntington, supplied support to ensure that the program would be successful.  Ms. Distefano, Ms. Bornschein, Mr. Dubay, and Mr. Kruse taught the students how to program the NAO Robots. (more…)

Happy 4th Of July!

Written By: KPN - Jul• 04•15

Kings Park Notebook wishes everyone a happy and safe July 4th!

Hope you enjoy this beautiful photograph of the Bluff taken by resident and Kings Park photographer Dick T. Chen.

Arrest In Shooting Of Kings Park Man After Armed Robbery

Written By: KPN - Jul• 04•15

Suffolk County Police arrest a man after he robbed a woman and shot a man in Kings Park earlier this week.

Gaven Benson was a guest at Amal Cummings home, located on Old Dock Road in Kings Park, on July 1, when he pointed a gun and demanded money from Cummings and her friend Henry Wrobel, 29, of Brentwood. Cummings complied and gave Benson money. Benson then shot Wrobel once in the leg and fled the home at approximately 11:15 p.m. Wrobel was treated at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown and later released.

After an investigation, Fourth Squad detectives arrested Benson today on Northridge Drive in Coram at approximately 4:45 p.m., without incident.

Benson, 16, of Middle Island, was charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, Attempted Robbery 1st Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree. He will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 4.

Park View 3rd Grade Class Helps The Wounded Warriors Project

Written By: KPN - Jul• 02•15

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Ms. Maisel’s third grade class in Park View Elementary School spent the year saving their water bottles to learn about recycling to help the Earth.

Every month or so, Ms. Maisel brought the bottles to the recycling (more…)

Foxies On The Beach Grand Re-Opening This Weekend

Written By: KPN - Jul• 02•15

Foxies on the Beach grand re-opening will take place on 4th of July weekend. Food, drinks, and ice cream will be available at Short Beach, Long Beach, and the Smithtown Marina. Their (more…)

The New Yorkers Entertain The Crowds (Gallery)

Written By: KPN - Jul• 02•15

Last week’s Musical Moments in Kings Park featured the sounds and stylings of The New Yorkers, who entertained the crowd with songs from the 40’s through today.

Check out some (more…)

Musical Moments: “Time Passages” with Vinnie Giovinco

Written By: KPN - Jul• 02•15

Kings Park resident, Vinnie Giovinco, will bring his band, “Time Passages,” to Russ Savatt Park (next to Ralph’s Italian Ices) for a performance on Friday, July 3, at 7:30 PM. (more…)


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